Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
Well, it's not an entirely new venue, but still: Barbarella (3131 South Grand Boulevard), occupying the space formerly known as the Jade Room, hosts its first concert tonight. Patrons of South Grand will know the space as the rear of Mekong restaurant; scenesters will know it as the place right belo ... More >>
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8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 3. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
REVIEW BY KATIE MOULTON; PHOTOS BY STEW SMITH Despite labeling White Rabbits' performance at the Firebird last night a "homecoming show," at first the only parts that looked homegrown on these prodigal sons were the bottles of Bud Heavy they swigged onstage. Formed in Columbia and relocated to Bro ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Saturday, May 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
White Rabbits, the Brooklyn band with local roots, will be returning to the Firebird on Wednesday, June 10. The act has a new album, It's Frightening, due May 19. Opening will be Harlem Shakes, a band friends were raving about at SXSW, based on zippy, Britpop-leaning indie. Update: Pitchfork is ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.
Tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. city officials in St. Louis will gather at an abandoned Schnucks supermarket at Delmar and North Kingshighway to dedicate a stretch of Delmar Boulevard as "Barack Obama Boulevard." Across the river, in Brooklyn, Ill., city officials will gather to pay tribute to another g ... More >>
Although tonight's show at Cicero's is billed as Washington University Night, don't infer that it's a bill filled with local college bands. Why? Well, one of the acts on the bill is Brooklyn, New York's The Subjects -- who will be playing shows with the Heartless Bastards, Tapes n Tapes and Wild Lig ... More >>
Congrats to Raglani (who is not known as Ghost Ice, nor known as anyone else but himself), who is playing the 2009 version of the No Fun Fest in Brooklyn. The three-day event, which takes place from May 15-17 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, is an annual mecca for noiseniks and experimental artist ... More >>
The Hold Steady is known for its songs about drinking in bars, among other things. So of course the Brooklyn band is playing the Gargoyle on April 6, according to Blurt. Why yes, the NO-BOOZE venue in town. Metrotix link live, buy tickets now.So, who's trekking to Bloomington or Urbana instead? I do ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 11. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue
8 p.m. Tuesday, May 13. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard
8 p.m., Monday, August 20. Cruisin' Rte. 66, 7895 Watson Road, Affton
8 p.m. Sunday, July 29. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Come, senators, congressmen, please heed Joe's call.
8 p.m. Tuesday, February 20. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue).
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9 p.m. Saturday, October 21. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
9 p.m. Monday, September 25. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
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Thursday, March 2. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Wednesday, June 29; Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)
Week of March 23, 2005
We talk Japanese-style and chat with L.P.
Lethem heads home, again
A park is coming to a village of the damned
A simple story about God and power is transformed into a revelation by the Rep's Studio Theatre
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Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Published the week of July 12-18, 2000
Damn the criticism -- Mayor Ruby Cook runs Brooklyn her way. But in this historic town, best known for its sex trade, she's not the biggest problem. Brooklyn is broke, divided and sinking fast.